Electric Line Worker Apprenticeship

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*Statistics retrieved from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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What Does an Electric Line Worker Do?

Electric line workers install, remove, maintain, and repair electric overhead and underground distribution, sub-transmission, and transmission systems. They respond to 24 hour call out to restore electric service and ensure safety for protection of public and crews.

Tasks:

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What Are the Working Conditions?

Electric line workers are required to work outdoors in all types of weather and are subject to 24-hour call. Most usually work a 40 hour week, but when severe weather damages power lines, they may work long and irregular hours to restore service.

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How is the Training Structured?

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What are the Application Requirements?

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What Skills Should I Possess?

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Who Should I Contact In My Area?

Northeast

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Outagamie, Waupaca Lisa Perkofski
Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, Wood Ben Stahlecker

Northwest

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Clark, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Iron, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk, Sawyer, St. Croix, Washburn Travis Ludvigson
Adams, Price, Taylor Ben Stahlecker

Southeast

Your County: Your BAS Representative:
Brown, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano Burt Harding
Waushara, Winnebago Lisa Perkofski
Columbia, Green Lake, Jefferson, Marquette, Sauk Debbie Schanke
Dane Andrea Loeffelholz
Kenosha, Racine, Rock, Walworth Sandy Brietzman
Waukesha Bob Scheldroup
Hafeezah Ahmad
Milwaukee Kay Haishuk
Hafeezah Ahmad
Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Sheboygan Sandra Destree
Dodge, Ozaukee, Washington Liz Pusch

Southwest

Your County: OR Contact Your BAS Representative:
Sauk Debbie Schanke
Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Richland, Trempeleau, Vernon Kathy O'Sullivan

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Additional Resources

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains information on all occupations. For more information on the Electric Line Worker trade in the United States, visit:

http://www.bls.gov/oco/ocos195.htm

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Sources: Bureau of Apprenticeship Standards Position Descriptions,
Apprenticeship in Wisconsin Handbook